What Do You Know About The History Of Clothing?

Clothes - we wear them on our bodies and we hang them in our closets. But what do you know about the history of clothes and their development through time? Take this quiz to find out!
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When did women's clothes start to become practical by modern terms?
1990s
WWI
Late 1800s
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A toga was not worn by...
A respectable lady
Men
Prostitutes
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The buttons on men's shirts are usually on the...
Alternating sides
Right side
Left side
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A "dinner jacket" is a...
Parka
Tuxedo
Cardigan
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Which colour of clothing was once off-limits to anyone but royalty?
Purple
Red
Black
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When are kimonos worn in Japan today?
Daily
On the weekends
On formal occasions
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The Greeks wore a dress-like garment called a...
Pies
Peios
Peplos
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Ancient Egpytians wore sandals made of...
Coconut
Papyrus
Seaweed
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When did clothing start to become more elaborate and decorative?
9th century
14th and 15th centuries
20th century
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Question 10/12

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The frames of women's dresses were once made of...
Whalebone
Bark
Papyrus
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What is a bustle?
A frame on a dress that makes the behind bigger
A type of material
A type of cut
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When was the bikini invented?
1899
1946
1979
Result
You don't know much about the history of clothes, but that's okay - Victorian garb probably won't come back into style anytime soon!

C+, Clothes But Not There

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You know some information about the history of clothing and its development. You must be glad that we have more options for dressing today!

B+, Clothes Wiz

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You know a lot about clothes and the progression of trends throughout history. Good job, stylish one!

A+, Very Dressy

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1
When did women's clothes start to become practical by modern terms?
1990s
WWI
Late 1800s
2
A toga was not worn by...
A respectable lady
Men
Prostitutes
3
The buttons on men's shirts are usually on the...
Alternating sides
Right side
Left side
4
A "dinner jacket" is a...
Parka
Tuxedo
Cardigan
5
Which colour of clothing was once off-limits to anyone but royalty?
Purple
Red
Black
6
When are kimonos worn in Japan today?
Daily
On the weekends
On formal occasions
7
The Greeks wore a dress-like garment called a...
Pies
Peios
Peplos
8
Ancient Egpytians wore sandals made of...
Coconut
Papyrus
Seaweed
9
When did clothing start to become more elaborate and decorative?
9th century
14th and 15th centuries
20th century
10
The frames of women's dresses were once made of...
Whalebone
Bark
Papyrus
11
What is a bustle?
A frame on a dress that makes the behind bigger
A type of material
A type of cut
12
When was the bikini invented?
1899
1946
1979